blogs Articles

Do you know Why grow lights are purple?

Do you know Why grow lights are purple?

Grow lights shine purple because they are arrays of bluish and reddish LEDs. And plants are most efficient at absorbing blue light and red light to conduct photosynthesis, that results in sugars used for many of the plants metabolic processes.

read more
What is Light and where does it come from?

What is Light and where does it come from?

We non-scientists take for granted that light is just light, and hardly think about where it comes from or how it’s produced. So if your work involves light, lighting or even indoor farming, we thought you might like to know.

read more
Mystery Chicken: Revealing the Color Rendering Index!

Mystery Chicken: Revealing the Color Rendering Index!

Picture this: you’re at the grocery store, eyeing the chicken fillets on the shelf. The meat looks fresh and pink, but when you place it in your cart, something strange happens—the color transforms into a more yellowish, bland hue. Intrigued, I decided to investigate.

read more
The Mighty Chlorophyll Molecule

The Mighty Chlorophyll Molecule

Chlorophyll, besides water, is perhaps the most essential molecule for life on this planet. Everything that we eat, everything that sustains us is derived from this mighty molecule.

read more

Handbook Series

The Flicker Handbook

Everything thing you need to know about Flicker, an insidious, potentially serious lighting artifact impacting visual safety for public places like hospitals, offices, libraries, and more...

▸ Get it!

About UPRtek

United Power Research and Technology

UPRtek (est. 2010) is a manufacturer of portable, high-precision light measurement instruments; Handheld Spectrometers, PAR meters, Spectroradiometers, Light Calibration Solutions.

UPRtek HQ, R&D and manufacturing are all based out of Taiwan, with Worldwide representation through our certified Global Resellers.

▸ Read on

Announcements

Medical Setting using LED or Fluorescent Lights

What is a Spectrometer, Spectrophotometer, Spectroradiometer?

In the realm of spectral devices, three devices stand out: a Spectrometer, a Spectrophotometer, and a Spectroradiometer. However, these terms have been so interchangeably used that we felt obligated to clarify their differences in one short article.

  ▸ Spectrometer v Spectrophotometer v Spectroradiometer

Category